Just like the emperor with no clothes, many MBA programs wear the clothes of leadership through their marketing, but that leadership is invisible without the corresponding development of new skills. There is an approach that addresses that gap.
How’s your leadership impact? Would you like to produce more of it in the world: more value, more meaning, more contribution, and more vitality? Do you want to advance your career, improve your team’s performance, change your organization’s culture, or elevate the results of your business? Our culture has a blind spot around leadership. With […]
People power, our ability to work with people and produce valuable outcomes together, is an essential dimension of leadership, teamwork, and human relationship. Some people seem to have it, and many don’t. How to develop this people power seems a bit mysterious in our cultural common sense. We are going to dive a bit deeper […]
To answer “how” to produce effective teams we need to address “what” are we dealing with. Are we paying attention to the right things?
How to we add value to teams that are already excellent, even standard setters? Let’s begin by looking at the dark side of achieving excellence. One pitfall for teams that have achieved a level of excellence is to rest on their laurels and lose their hunger for improvement. The danger of being the best is […]
By Bob Dunham Jim Collins, in his book Good to Great, identifies only a small number of companies that create an extraordinary level of success compared to the mainstream. It’s possible, but rare. There is an even bigger challenge for teams and organizations – survival. The business literature is also full of stories of successful […]
Is your world full of possibilities? Or do you find that you mostly see limits to your possibilities? For example, what do you think of the word “organizations” or the word “corporate”? I find leaders and coaches have an emotional reaction to such words and, in fact, often have a whole story of limits that […]